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Your success in finding family records at a Family History Center will depend entirely upon how much information you bring with you. To increase your chance of success, interview family members and gather records at home before you visit the center.
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<br>See also [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]]<br>
  
If you want to learn how to find or use records, this site, the FamilySearch Research Wiki can help. Individual pages in this wiki list important records, search strategies, and finding aids for a specific area such as a nation, state, or province. Some research outlines cover specific records or groups of people, such as U.S. military records or African Americans. You can find the information in pages on this website under the specific location.
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Your success in finding family records at a family history center will be increased by how much information you can bring with you. You can interview family members and gather records at home before you visit the center. To make your visit most effective, collect and organize the information you know. A [[Family group record: roadmap for researchers|family group record]] is a good place to start. Bringing a completed family group record will help center staff more easily and effectively assist you in your search.  
  
Each center has unique hours of operation. Call your local center for their scheduled hours before you visit.
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If you want to learn how to find or use records, this FamilySearch wiki can help. You can search the wiki for articles about a nation, state, or province where your ancestors lived. Some&nbsp;articles&nbsp;list important records, search strategies, and finding aids for that place. Some articles on the FamilySearch wiki cover specific records or groups of people, such as U.S. military records or African Americans.&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
{{further|Introduction to LDS Family History Centers}}.
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Each center has unique hours of operation. Before you visit, call your local center for their scheduled hours.  
  
[[Category:Family History Centers]]
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Further information: [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Latest revision as of 14:42, 27 November 2012


See also United States, How to Find Genealogy Records

Your success in finding family records at a family history center will be increased by how much information you can bring with you. You can interview family members and gather records at home before you visit the center. To make your visit most effective, collect and organize the information you know. A family group record is a good place to start. Bringing a completed family group record will help center staff more easily and effectively assist you in your search.

If you want to learn how to find or use records, this FamilySearch wiki can help. You can search the wiki for articles about a nation, state, or province where your ancestors lived. Some articles list important records, search strategies, and finding aids for that place. Some articles on the FamilySearch wiki cover specific records or groups of people, such as U.S. military records or African Americans.  

Each center has unique hours of operation. Before you visit, call your local center for their scheduled hours.

Further information: Introduction to LDS Family History Centers